Ohio State or Michigan State to the College Football Playoff? Michigan to face Notre Dame in a New Year’s Six Bowl game? Is there any point to playing the SEC Championship Game?
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Big Ten and college football bowl picks
Can we interest you in a pair of intra-conference semifinals? No? Well...uh...cheer for Minnesota, I guess?
New changes to the bowl landscape, as we wave goodbye to San Diego and book our Allegiant Airlines tickets to VEGAS, BABY. But the rest of the lineup...leaves something to be desired.
Now that Ohio State’s won the Big Ten but been left out of the College Football Playoff, how do the rest of the conference’s bowl games shake out?
Will it take a 59-0 pounding of Northwestern for the Buckeyes to leapfrog the Sooners? We don’t actually have to find out, do we?
Hint: Lots of purple in your future, Knights. Also, we look at which combination of Purdue/Indiana, Minnesota, and Maryland is most likely to make a bowl game and ask if wisconsin gets $15 avocado toast in San Francisco or New York.
Indiana and Purdue sit on the cusp of bowl eligibility, while Northwestern has a case for Roses and Citrus? Grab a drink.
The Big Ten West is a mess, but could Purdue hop a team from the East? Can Michigan keep it within 20 against Alabama in the College Football Playoff?
You don’t want to see who’s in college football’s final four of bowl projections. Skip this article (assuming you’ve already clicked on it—these takes don’t warm themselves) and find something less maddening to do with your day.
With the meat of the East schedule yet to come, there’s uncertainty at the top of the Big Ten slate.
Could two teams from the Big Ten make the College Football Playoff? Even better—could they both be from the same division?
Recapping the pointless activity of projecting bowl games after the fifth week of the college football season. But...do we worry about Nebraska not making a bowl game now?
Recapping the pointless activity of projecting bowl games after the fourth week of the college football season.
Sharing the way-too-early bowl projections from around the sports blog-o-sphere for all Big Ten teams, in which it’s more likely the Big Ten is left out of the College Football Playoff than makes it, Nebraska might not go bowling, and Purdue goes to the Outback Bowl.